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The Meaning Behind "Entrepreneur" and "Scale" and How Philanthropic Lending Can Improve Lives

Aneri Patel | Posted 08.12.2014 | Impact
Aneri Patel

While scale is necessary to solve the world's greatest problems, this language hurts small and local social enterprises that have no capacity to solve huge problems across the world, but have real concrete impact in the few villages they operate in.

The One Thing Everyone Trying To Lose Weight Should Do

Roz Warren | Posted 05.14.2014 | Fifty
Roz Warren

I just bought a brand new digital bathroom scale, so naturally I step on it every time I'm anywhere near the bathroom in order to watch my weight fluctuate. A mammoth salad for lunch? I'm up two pounds! A pleasant ramble with the Yorkie-poo? They've gone! Dinner at my sister's house? They're back! But by tomorrow morning, they'll probably be gone again. Or not.

5 Predictions for the Online Art Industry in 2014

Stephen Tanenbaum | Posted 04.27.2014 | Arts
Stephen Tanenbaum

As the online art category sees momentum, we'll soon be in the second stage of its development, the post-adoption period. We can expect the industry to mature beyond the initial move to the web, finding new ways to transform and scale to drive growth like never before.

I Will Not Fix Everything in 2014

Jacki Donaldson | Posted 03.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Jacki Donaldson

What I need more than anything in 2014 is calm; I need to get off the scale, relax, find balance, eat for health, and parent my children from a place of grace. There is more, but I will not fix everything in 2014; I shall save the rest for another year.

Use a Scale, Dummy!

Food Riot | Posted 01.29.2014 | Taste
Food Riot

But isn't that what measuring cups are for? For all these years we've been getting along just fine using those dinky cups and spoons, right. Why start now?

My Incredible Shrinking Dad -- And the Importance of a Daily Weigh-In

Sarah Klein | Posted 12.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Sarah Klein

Most of the time when the number went the wrong way, Dad knew why. One day, it was three vodkas. Another time, too many carrots. One of my favorites: "freakin' lasagna." And seeing the number edge upward motivated him to make small changes day by day.

How-To Scale Your Impact By Going Small

Jonathan Lewis | Posted 08.13.2013 | Impact
Jonathan Lewis

"We must not only give what we have. We must also give what we are," advised the 20th Century Belgian Roman Catholic Cardinal Désiré-Félicien-Fran...

Hey Baby, What's Your Number?: Step Off the Scale

Sheila Moeschen | Posted 07.15.2013 | Women
Sheila Moeschen

Allure's highlighting of Saldana's weight reduces this talented performer to a one-dimensional image, reinforcing the strange and fraught relationship women (and men) have with one of the most reviled twentieth-century innovations: the bathroom scale.

Rethinking in Systems

Jamer Hunt | Posted 04.03.2013 | College
Jamer Hunt

The landscape of our cultural life is littered with broken systems. A quick pass at any daily newsfeed will inevitably reveal a politician or a pundit declaring that, "the system is broken."

Our Political Metaphor Problem

Thomas Fisher | Posted 04.02.2013 | Politics
Thomas Fisher

Instead of seeing our problems in strictly quantitative or qualitative terms, we need to sort our challenges according to their most appropriate scale ... to address each dilemma as creatively and productively as possible.

Dread The Scale? 5 Reasons You Can Skip Weighing Yourself

Posted 01.19.2013 | Healthy Living

By Cynthia Sass, M.P.H., R.D. How much do you hate weighing yourself? According to a UK survey, some women would rather be seen naked by a collea...

Beware The Scale: Learn The Right Way To Weigh

Posted 09.05.2012 | Healthy Living

By Heather Bauer for U.S. News Health When trying to follow a weight-loss plan, the scale can be your worst enemy. It's a tricky device in tracking...

Why the Bathroom Scale May Not Always Be a Dieter's Best Friend

Gregg McBride | Posted 06.13.2012 | Healthy Living
Gregg McBride

The number that the scale registers has absolutely no reflection on who you are as a person. And, like me, you just might find that paying attention to other indicators proves to be a healthier -- and happier -- way to track your fabulosity.

PHOTOS: Globe-Trotting Gnome Reveals Quirk Of Gravity

Posted 03.21.2012 | Science

By: Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 03/21/2012 12:19 PM EDT on LiveScience There aren't too many gardens at the South Pole....

How to Solve the World Water Crisis Today

Auren Kaplan | Posted 01.21.2012 | Impact
Auren Kaplan

The LifeStraw is a life-saving technology that allows any individual to insert the straw into water, no matter how dirty, and an advanced filtration system ensures that the only liquid coming out the other end is clean, potable drinking water.

Confessions of a Female Entrepreneur

Michele Colucci | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Michele Colucci

Fund-raising is an awkward and often uncomfortable effort for those raising funds. But when the person asking is a women entrepreneur, the dance takes on many more nuances.

Is This Cause for Alarm?

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

The arts make cities better, generate revenue and ensure an innovative future.

Human Rights in China: What Consumer Behavior Reveals

Tom Doctoroff | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Tom Doctoroff

During Hillary Clinton's recent visit to the PRC, she unsettled human rights advocates, with a rather blunt assessment of the current state of China and the United States' human rights dialog.